One Direction Dominates Twitter in 2015

Twitter released its 2015 year end Top 10 lists. Check out the Top 10 hashtag trends of the year. X Factor alums and pop stars, One Direction, dominated social media. X Factor US alums, Fifth Harmony made an impact. TV shows like Empire, the AMAs and Teen Choice were widely tweeted.


Korean Pop rules

1. #OneDirection
2. #GOT7 (Kpop)
3. #NowPlaying
4. #EXO (KPop)
5. #FifthHarmony
6. #????? (Kpop)
7. #iHeartAwards
9. #VMA
10. #BigBang (Kpop)


The Bieber Roast made the Top 10. No American reality shows made the list.

1. #KCA (Kids Choice Awards)
2. #TeenChoice
3. #ALDubEBTamangPanahon
4. #?? (MTV Korea – Behind the Show)
5. #AMAs
6. #TheWalkingDead
7. #Empire
8. #PLL (Pretty Little Liars)
9. #RisingStar (I have no idea what’s going on here)
10. #BieberRoast


Maybe it was Ariana’s donut licking that landed her the top spot.

1. #ArianaGrande
2. #OrianaSabatini
3. #DulceMaria
5. #DemiLovato
6. #Anitta
7. #MartinaStoessel
8. #SelenaGomez
9. #PeterLanzani

Top 10 Retweeted Tweets

Five of the Top 10 retweets are from various members (or ex-members!) of New Direction. A couple of world leaders managed to get a word in edgewise. Also, moving last words from a legend. And Caitlyn Jenner.

1. Harry Styles responds to Zayn Malik leaving One Direction

2. Zayn Malik congratulates his former bandmates on their single “Drag Me Down”

3. Liam Payne reacts to One Direction’s 5 year anniversary

4. President Barack Obama confirms support of the Supreme Court’s ruling to legalize gay marriage in the US.

5. One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson thanks the band’s fans

6. Shortly after King Salman was crowned King of Saudi Arabia, he sent a message of prayer and support to his people.

7. Kanye West being Kanye

8. Niall Horan wishes fellow One Direction band member, Liam Payne, a Happy Birthday

9. Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy’s poignant last Tweet before he passed.

10. Caitlyn Jenner’s first tweet

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